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The Terror That Comes in the Night
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

The Old Hag in Newfoundland
The Old Hag and the Cultural Source Hypothesis
The Phenomenology of the Old Hag
The Psychological Dis-Interpretation of the Old Hag
The Old Hag and Culture

Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index of Features
General Index

About the Author

David J. Hufford is Professor and Director at the Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey), where he has appointments in Medical Humanities, Behavioral Science, and Family and Community Medicine. He is Adjunct Professor in the Program of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Reviews

"A provocative exploratory work."-Los Angeles Times

"Fascinating, original, and convincing, The Terror That Comes in the Night is one of the most significant books on the paranormal. . . . A classic."-Fate

"Anyone interested in folklore or dream research or bizarre and unexplained phenomena, which are here examined carefully and rationally, will enjoy this volume."-American Rationalist

"A brilliant and exciting look at a misunderstood phenomenon."-Western Folklore

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